Finding job candidates has never been easier as online job boards become more and more common. But finding the right job candidates is still a big challenge. 69% of private security company owners say hiring and retention is a challenge in their operation.
Emotional intelligence (EI) can easily be thought of as too sensitive and “mushy-gushy” - especially in the physical security industry. But when you take a closer look, it’s clear that having high emotional intelligence can have a positive impact in your security guard company.
Thinkcurity was founded in August 2019 on a mission to revolutionize education and business development in the physical security industry through engaging content and thought leadership. That goal is being taken to the next level with the inaugural Virtual Physical Security Summit.
When it comes to guard training, having all training digital has helped private security companies maintain their operations with utmost efficiency. We’ve seen digitized training help security companies:
Strong supervisors are essential to the success of a security guarding company. They are the eyes and ears in day-to-day operations for owners. Supervisors set the tone for leadership with officers.
Transitioning private security services between companies is common in the security guard industry. Most of the time, you will not be the first security service provider for your new clients.
If 2020 has taught the world anything so far, it is to be better prepared for crisis. The good news is that some situations are starting to look up.
Even the best physical security companies can’t prevent every risk. Bad things happen outside of our control every day.
Things like pandemics with quarantines, terror attacks, and serious natural disasters happen unexpectedly and bring panic with them. A quick and effective response from critical industries (i.e. healthcare, transportation, law enforcement) will help people bounce back on their feet.
Have you ever thought about trying to win contracts in a brand new industry? If you have, you know that every new industry you try to enter as a private security contractor usually brings a new set of challenges to your operation.